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HCA Healthcare to give $1M to Fisk University in partnership

Posted: 8:51 AM, Aug 07, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-07 09:51:00-04
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — HCA Healthcare is donating $1 million to Fisk University in a partnership aimed at creating scholarships and internships.

A news release says Nashville-based HCA has committed the money over the next four years to fund the creation of the HCA Healthcare Scholars program at Fisk.

The program launched this summer and supports students at the historically black university in Nashville studying business, computer science, biology, psychology and other subjects.

Additionally, HCA will provide guest lecturers for students who may be considering a career in health care.